Sun, June 16

2014: Arizona/Verde Valley Support/Self-Help Services

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCS) is Arizona's Medicaid health care program. To apply, call the Family Assistance Administration: 928-649-6800.

• AIDS and HIV clinic, Northland Cares 928-771-0023, covers the five northern counties. Mailing address: 3112 Clearwater Drive Suite A, Phoenix, AZ 86305.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets seven days a week in Camp Verde, Cottonwood, Clarkdale, Cornville, Sedona, Village of Oak Creek, and on the Yavapai Apache Nation. Call 928-646-9428 for meeting times and information.

• Alzheimer's and related dementia support group meets every Tuesday at the Sedona United Methodist Church, 9:30 a.m., 110 Indian Cliffs Road, Sedona, AZ 86336. Phone number: 928-282-1780.

• American Cancer Society, 403 N. Agassiz St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Call 800-227-2345 or 928-526-3800.

• American Heart Association, 800-242-1793.

• Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) was created to provide quality long-term care for people who cannot pay for the care they need. In Yavapai County, call 928-634-8101.

• Childbirth education, $25 for five classes, Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Verde Valley Medical Center, 928-639-6437.

Yavapai County Community Health Services offers low-cost medical services to the public. Call 928-639-8130 for more information.

• Four County Conference on Developmental Disabilities provides disability services and advocacy assistance, call 928-778-3391.

• The Arizona Office of Problem Gambling offers a toll-free Arizona helpline at 1-800-639-8783.

• Infant massage classes for parents and babies, and certification training led by Olga Morris at Verde Valley Medical Center. Call 928-634-7470.

• Mentally Ill Kids in Distress (M.I.K.I.D.) provides support services for parents and family members of children or adolescents with behavioral health problems. Prescott Valley office, 3075 N. Windsong Rd. Suite A, 86314. Call 928-775-4448.

• Narcotics Anonymous. Call 928-634-2119 for community meeting times.

• Overeaters Anonymous holds free meetings every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Verde Valley Medical Center. For more information, call Marjorie at 928-399-0934.

• Planned Parenthood Offices is a national organization that provides reproductive health care and education at its centers. Call 855-207-7526 for information on centers in Arizona.

• Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Hotline: 1-800-833-4642.

• Senior Centers and Meals on Wheels in Cottonwood, call 928-634-5450.

• Spectrum Healthcare, formerly Verde Valley Guidance Clinic, is a non-profit organization that provides behavior and health care services. Call 928-634-2236 or visit 8 E. Cottonwood St., Cottonwood 86326.

• Verde Valley Sanctuary provides shelter, community outreach and legal advocacy to victims of family violence. Call the 24-hour hotline at 928-634-2511 or 1-800-930-7233.

• The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides supplemental nutrition support for women, infants and children. Call WIC toll free at 1-800-252-5942 to apply.